CALL: WhimsyCon 2019 Anthology

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Shiny Garden is seeking short fiction for its 2019 WhimsyCon Anthology. Steampunk, science fiction, fantasy, and other spec fiction is preferred. While this will not be a queer anthology, queer submissions are requested and welcomed.

Submissions should be:

  • Written in English
  • Written for a PG-13 Audience (no explicit sex or violence)
  • Between 5,000-15,000 words
  • Typed and double spaced
  • Include the author’s name, address, phone number and approximate word count at the top of the first page.
  • Print ready. (please don’t send first drafts, send it through an editor for grammar ect.)
  • Saved as a .doc or .docx file
  • Also do not tab indent, use the formatting feature in your document to indent first line.

If your submission is selected for the anthology, you will receive:

  • $25 in payment
  • Two (2) complimentary copies of the printed anthology
  • Option to purchase additional copies at 50% of the cover price.

Submission Process

  • Submissions should be sent via email as an attachment to anthology@whimsycon.org
  • Submissions will be accepted from May 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2018
  • Authors will be notified that their submission has been received within seven (7) business days of receipt.
  • Authors will be notified of acceptance status by July 31, 2018

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